Meet this wonderful duo of Max, a 12-year-old Husky, and Quackers, a 4-year-old duck. These two animals became best friends and are now the pride and joy of the teeny-tiny town of Strout, MN. where they live.
The town boasts a population of a whopping 25 people, so Max and Quackers are well-known to all the residents and can frequently be seen out patrolling their domain.

Click here to read the rest of the story about how Max and Quackers came to be best friends.

This unlikely friendship between a dog and a duck provides a great reminder that kindness and compassion transcends all that which may traditionally divide us. Remember, it is not impossible to buck tradition and create a bond with someone who may not be exactly the same as you. With this in mind, the pair has now become a symbol of how to “put aside your differences.”


Max and Quackers Napping in the Park

Max and Quackers Napping in the Park


Story by By John Lauritsen/ CBS affiliate WCCO-TV

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